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from here, this was the last time they saw america, and they made the ultimate sacrifice for us. as we transfer this treasure, this island, from the navy back to the city, i hope that all of us will remember the service and sacrifice of every sailor, every marine, living and dead. [applause] and the people who left from here and the people who serve today, risking everything, so that we can celebrate today. that legacy lives on in the young men and women who wear the cloth of this country and who are deployed around the world as we meet here today. when the famous or infamous bates 3 aligning closure process started in 1988, a final result of any individual base closure and transfer could not have hoped for a better ultimate outcome than what has been achieved in treasure island. the navy's charge is to dispose of property in a manner that promotes economic development. that has been done. the transfer of treasure island is a win for san francisco. it is a win for the state of california, a win for the united states navy, and a win for the american taxpayers who paid for this base and
. thank you for joining us. we are expecting a hot weekend with no fog and clear skies. and the fire weather watch is in several areas of the state. and with your weekend forecast, the chicken with the jacqueline. >> warburg yesterday-check and. and the bay is a wide-warmer yesterday. a mild start to the day when temperatures in the 50s, low 60s. we are going to warm up very quickly from here already '70s and '80s in some areas by tuned. by 3:00 p.m.. some areas are going to be in the triple digits, inland. noon, will see the 70's, 80's. and also '70s, '80s at 3:00 p.m. along the coast. this warming trend will continue as the week progresses. your extended forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you, if jacqueline. and also, the air quality today is to keep driving to a minimum. and perhaps this is a difficult but please do not cook outside of unless it is absolutely necessary. >> this weekend, the working crews will continue to clean up after the san bruno explosion. to clean up the explosion and the debris, and hazardous materials. it should take 3-4 weeks. and the estimated cost is $2
. glad you're with us. >> juliet: topping the news, good to see you by the way. the middle east peace talks face a major crisis this weekend as palestinian president abbas says israel's push to restart settlement construction in the west bank tomorrow could lead to further, quote, violence and conflict. >> rick: the first to respond to ground zero, why is it taking washington so long to pass a bill to cover their health problems? you won't believe some of the reasons that we're hearing. >> juliet: midwest deluge, part of minnesota and wisconsin facing some of the worst flooding in decades. rivers continuing to crest, thousands remaining homeless. >> rick: we begin with a red hot rhetoric over the gop's pledge to america announced this week. president obama taking shots at the plan, saying america's future hangs in the balance. republicans not keeping their powder dry, firing back. dueling addresses with the midterms now less than 40 days away. molly henneberg is live in washington with more on this. the president obama, he does not think very much about this new gop plan. what did he
, the plan calling for a freeze in government spending and tax cuts to boost the u.s. economy. president obama today in weekly address blasting that plan has a repeat of failed ideas. >> many with the very same policies that led to the economic crisis in the first place, which isn't surprising since many of the leaders were among the architects. failed policy. it's grounded in the same warn out philosophy cut taxes for millionaires and billionaires and cut rules for wall street and cut the middle-class loose to fend for itself. >> gregg: the republicans are striking back. molly henneberg is live in w more. what specifically does the president oppose in that plan. >> molly: for one thing it calls for the extension of the bush tax cuts for all americans. this is debate we've heard elsewhere. he says he agrees with extending most of the tax cuts but not for families who make over $250,000 because that would mean $700 billion would not come in as taxes which the president says the country can't afford. >> for all their talking about reining in spending and getting deficits under control they
correspondent savannah guthrie is here with us in our new york studios with more on this to start us off. >> reporter: as is customary in washington, colbert submitted prepared written remarking before his testimony, and they looked straightforward enough. when he sat down to testify, he went off script and into his comedy routine. and not everyone is laughing tonight. on capitol hill today, more evidence of why some americans think washington is a joke. the comedian stephen colbert, was billed as an expert witness on farm labor. and testified in character. >> congresswoman asked me to share my vast experience, spending one day as a migrant farm worker. i'm happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this important complicated issue, and i certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to c-span1. >> reporter: one congressman initially asked him to leave. >> you run your show, we run the committee. but what do you say to that, stephen? >> reporter: but the testimony went on for several uncomfortable minutes. though not every member gave him undivided attention.
unveiled it. meewl republicans using their own weekly address to highlight their ideas about everything from federal spending to tax cuts to health care, house republicans first laid out their agenda on thursday in suburban washington. as you can imagine they and the president disagree over what the pledge has to offer. >> now, the republicans who want to take over congress offered their own ideas the other day. many were the same policies that led to the economic crisis in the first place which isn't surprising because many of the leaders were among the architects of the failed policy. >> rejection of the notion we can simply tax, borrow and spend our way to prosperity. it offers a new way forward that hasn't been tried in washington. an approach focused on cutting spending which is sadly a new idea for congress, accustomed to always accelerating it. >> julie: ongoing war of words, par for the course as both sides try to emphasize the stark differences in their policies. >> part of what president obama does not like about the republicans pledge to america is it calls for extension of b
recycling at home and use these bins you see behind me. i do not want this to become a psa for our recycling efforts, although that is always good, and remember, it is the kids teaching the adults, which is always good. but this is good for the environment, good for the economy, and a san francisco can do this, cities across california and cities across america can do this. i will remind you of the great line by michelangelo, who said that the biggest risk is not that we aim to hawaii and miss but that we aim to low and --. it would have been easy for us to have a goal of 50% recycling rate by 2020. a lot of states, a lot of cities across the state, that will be tow%8x4รง:vw1qs8mna ++%uq when you do that, you get people to organize that quality of imagination, where people in the private sector and public sector, using the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit coming up with new ideas and attitudes that may seem untoward or a little controversial or extreme at first, but suddenly, when you peel it back and look back two or three years, you go, "my gosh, that makes so much since." if you make
. >>> in the bay area first, robbers used sledgehammers and pepper stray in a takeover attack, the likes which police say they have never seen before. >> god in 60 seconds. big city crime hits the town of danville. robbers are with pepper spray and sledgehammers carry out a brazen attack on a home certain. it was so vi lolent, it sent tw employees to the hospital. >> reporter: lisa, danville police said these suspects had to be familiar with this store. from the outside it looks like all they carry is furniture. but these rob berz burst through these door, went right to the jewelry counter and started spraying employees with pepper spray. picking up the pieces, the owner of the home consignment center in danville is cleaning up after a violent home robbery. >> there was the noise of loud booming over all the cases. i didn't know if it was gunfire or glass breaking. >> they quickly figured out the store was being robbed. three people burst into a store while people shopped, sprayed the employees with pepper spray, grabbed some merchandise and wen outside to a waiting van. it all happened in abo
that area over the weekend. jacqueline is here to tell us about the hot weather details ahead. >> crowd in that area and the beaches because were quite as the intense heat in our inland spots in the weekend. our current conditions are ranging from 72 in half moon bay to 92 in santa rosa out mostly in the '80s out there this afternoon. 84 in oakland 86 in the san jose temperatures are up eight degrees from lot saw yesterday. a few places are little less nevadas at seven oakland the seven now balk, happened in fairfield also alps seven degrees but many places at 8 degrees over what we saw yesterday. tonight into tomorrow we have clear skies out there right now that will continue this evening and things will stay on the warm side as well. by some o'clock tomorrow a temperatures will not cool off it will be pretty mild and into the afternoon will see temperatures warm another five degrees so near hundred degrees for inland spots. we'll talk more about the heat wave that will last into next week coming up in a bed. >> memorial service is under way for three of the people who died in the san
. stay with us for continuing coverage of the san bruno explosion. we also have a special section on our website, nbcbayarea.com. >> now to a developing story. a federal judge in san jose lifted a moratorium on executions here in california. a ruling that could put a man in the death chamber next week. the next execution is wednesday at san quentin. it would be the first in california since january of 2006, but the judge is giving that condemned inmate an option regarding the procedure. george kiriyama is live with more on this developing story. george? >> reporter: those against the death penalty are furious with the judge's decision to allow the execution to happen. but the judge believes the state made the necessary changes to go forward. federal judge jeremy has given him a choice of how he wants to die. by a single injection or a three-drug method. the judge in the state should give brown another choice. life. >> we are asking that question. why now? why the rush to execute now? the attorney general is rushing this process and creating legal chaos. there is an enormous amount of unc
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